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EU cohesion funding – key statistics

Available budget 2014-2020

Funding for regional and cohesion policy in 2014-2020 amounts to €351bn.

Financial allocations 2014-2020

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Excel Total allocations of Cohesion Policy 2014-2020* (million €)

 

2007-2013


Available budget 2007-2013

Funding for regional and cohesion policy in 2007-13 amounts to €347bn - 35.7% of the total EU budget for that period – or just over €49 billion a year. All cohesion policy programmes are co-financed by the member countries, bringing total available funding to almost €700bn.

Amount per fund

Amount per objective

How much has each Member State been allocated?

The chart below shows the amounts that each Member State has been allocated in the Operational Programmes that were agreed at the beginning of the current funding period (2007-2013). It also includes the amount set aside for European Territorial cooperation.

These are the combined figures for the European Regional Development Fund, the Cohesion Fund and the European Social Fund.

On what policy priorities is the budget being spent?

The chart below shows the breakdown of the available funds by theme for the EU as a whole. These are the combined figures for the European Regional Development Fund, the Cohesion Fund and the European Social Fund.

See the charts below for the thematic breakdown in each Member State, as well as by objective (Convergence, Competitiveness, Territorial Cooperation).

ExcelInfographics : What does Cohesion Policy fund for 2007-2013?

How much has been paid by the Commission?

The chart below shows the percentage of the total funds allocated per Member State that has been paid by the Commission, on the basis of claims submitted. It also indicates the payment rate for territorial cooperation.

These are the combined figures for the European Regional Development Fund, the Cohesion Fund and the European Social Fund.

Information about the payment rates on this website is updated every quarter. Last update: 15/04/2014

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